Regardless of disruptions from COVID-19, medical education marches on, writes Stanford student Yoo Jung Kim, as she prepares for her intern year.
Author: Yoo Jung Kim
We celebrated virtual Match Day apart, but together
Due to COVID-19, Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim celebrated an alternate Match Day with classmates (virtually) and family (in-person).
Med school was overwhelming. Now, thanks to my patients, I’m starting to feel competent.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged article, fourth-year medical student Yoo Jung Kim credits her patients for helping her master medicine.
Asked and answered: Interviewing for a medical residency
The dizzying process of residency interviews prompted Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim to think about what it means to share your personal story.
Sleep and the medical profession: An uneasy relationship
Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim reflects on the challenges of getting a good night's rest when you are a health care provider or a patient.
What baking taught me about practicing medicine
Like baking, practicing medicine sometimes requires improvising, based solidly on knowledge and experience, writes Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim.
Scents and memories at the hospital
Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim writes about smells in the hospital and how they can trigger fond memories and provide motivation.
What I did during my med school gap year
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, medical student Yoo Jung Kim discusses how she spent her gap year during medical school.
Spreading a culture of wellness to scientists-in-training
In a recent article, medical student Yoo Jung Kim and a co-author offer a few steps to promote a culture of well-being for trainees in academic science.
An ode to those who Matched
A fourth-year Stanford medical student reflects on this year's Match Day.
Once uninsured, a medical student — and her peers and mentors — are giving back
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, medical student Yoo Jung Kim reflects on how being uninsured has inspired her to provide care for others.
Fostering translation and communication in medicine and beyond
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, medical student Yoo Jung Kim discusses the importance of effectively communicating with patients.
A medical student reflects on the importance of family
A student shares how the most important lesson she learned during medical school was to seize every opportunity to spend time with loved ones.
Medicine runs on stories
A medical student shares how both storytelling and story-listening can be beneficial for physicians (and their patients).
The unbearable lightness of being wrong
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged essay, Yoo Jung Kim discusses how she learned that it was okay not to know everything as a medical student.
Why to think carefully before pursuing a career in medicine
Medical student Yoo Jung Kim cautions potential students to learn more about the profession and consider their motivations before applying to med school.